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Get to know who we are

We focus on what matters most: our members, team and community.

Making a difference with a different way to bank

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The credit union difference
As a not-for-profit credit union owned by our members, we can give more back to our members and community.
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Here for you for 85 years
Fifteen Arizona teachers pooled their money together to start our credit union in 1939.
Arizona’s largest credit union
We’re proud to have more than 400,000 members and over $8.2 billion in assets.
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Convenient and personalized service
Get 24/7 account access with digital banking tools and the benefit of more than 50 branch locations.
Sharing success
Our members help us serve our community. We can change lives because they support our purpose: sharing our success to make lives better.
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Member benefits

With great loan rates, product discounts, cash rewards, free services and special offers, member benefits really add up.

Our history

Founded by a small group of community-minded educators with just $78.75, Desert Financial is a story of giving back.

Community involvement

See how we show our passion to help through fundraising, donating and volunteering.

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When you work for Desert Financial, you play an integral role in our community, united by shared values and common goals to create experiences that matter. Take a closer look at what it’s like to work for us.

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